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Here Is What People Are Stress Eating Before The Election

On Election Day, calories don't count.

Posted on November 8, 2016, at 6:39 p.m. ET

It's election night, and no matter who you're voting for, it's stressful. So a lot of people are turning to an old friend: food.

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Many people are sharing photos on Twitter or Instagram of the treats they are making to soothe their souls, like these delicious guava pastelitos.

Made some guava pastelitos to celebrate or stress eat tonight while watching the results! #MissingMiami #ImWithHer

Or these incredible-looking homemade cookies.

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"This stack is for you, America. 🇺🇸 Surviving this election season is cause for celebratory pancakes," one person wrote.

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Some even got into the patriotic spirit.

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Some started their stress-eating Monday, just to be safe.

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So just remember, voters: On Election Day, calories don't count!

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